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Day 98

Monday, March 05, 2012

Today I decided to swim for my workout. I did 30 minutes including 1000 backstrokes (2x500). I figured my joints could use a break, and I think I'll try to jog tomorrow with the warmer temps. Hopefully, it won't be so windy.

A strange thing happened today. I went outside to walk down to the school to pick up the kids. There was a big pile of something out in the street in front of our house. At first I thought it was mud. There are lots of pick-ups that go by, and even the occasional construction truck. When I got closer I could tell it was poop, horse poop! It's bad enough we get dog poop in our yard from irresponsible pet owners, but horse poop in front of our house! I called the city when I got home. They've already cleaned up the mess. I'm really glad I didn't have to drive over the stuff, YUK!

That's my weird story for today. Hopefully I'll have better stuff to talk about tomorrow.

  
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KMVBBAM 3/6/2012 8:00AM

    What an interesting surprise...glad it was cleaned up but an experience you'll never forget.

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KPETSCHE 3/5/2012 9:49PM

    What a lovely surprise. Guess it's nice enough to get the horses out for a jaunt through town. Great job on the swimming!

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MUSICMOMOF2 3/5/2012 8:09PM

    What a "lovely" surprise! Glad you were able to get it cleaned up. You are so close to your 100 days! Keep it up!

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BLUE42DOWN 3/5/2012 7:13PM

    Ewww, definitely a weird one. Good thing your city was on the ball.

And emoticon! Only two more days to 100!

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Day 97

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Today I was able to do 45 min of Zumba since I don't have to be at work as early as yesterday.

I'd better hurry and get ready though!

  
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ALLISON145 3/4/2012 9:39PM

    3 more to 100!!!

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MUSICMOMOF2 3/4/2012 1:51PM

    Woo hoo!

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Day 96

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Wow! I'm close to 100!

Today a 30 min swim in the endless pool with 1000 backstrokes and various kicks holding onto the kickbar.

Off to work again! It's been crazy there.

  
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KPETSCHE 3/4/2012 5:20AM

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ALLISON145 3/3/2012 1:49PM

    Woot woot! Push it to 100!!!

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MUSICMOMOF2 3/3/2012 1:26PM

    Way to go!!

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Days 94 & 95

Friday, March 02, 2012

Yesterday I did my standard routine: elliptical, weights, crunches and stretching. It was tough to get through, but I did it.

Today I did Zumba for 20 minutes. It felt great! Wish I had more time to do some more, but off to work I go!

  
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TINA7866 3/2/2012 1:29PM

  Nice! It is hard to fit in sometimes, but we find time for the things we are passionate about and we are passionate about staying healthy! Way to go! Tina

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MUSICMOMOF2 3/2/2012 1:18PM

    Way to go!!

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BLUE42DOWN 3/2/2012 12:07PM

    Whee! Getting so close to Day 100!

emoticon on your ongoing streak!

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Day 93 (yesterday), Busy mom (today)

Thursday, March 01, 2012

I thought I'd blog before I exercise today. I never got a chance to blog yesterday. My afternoons and evenings are chaotic. Today will be crazy after school:

After school: Mikey has track, Mary has rehearsal (a bullying movie), Stevie has basketball
4:00- Drive Patrick to piano
4:50-Pick up Mary and take her to piano
5:00-Pick up Stevie and drive him to piano, take Patrick home with me from piano, Mikey will walk home
6:00-Patrick and I go to High School orientation, then afterward, eighth grade graduation planning meeting.
6:15- Hope Hubby remembers to pick up Mary and Stevie from piano.

Sometime in there we have to eat dinner. Luckily I have leftovers. I have to type up this list for my own reference. I hope I remember everything and everyone. It looks like I'll be dragging the twins with me too. There will be no babysitters home to help.

Yesterday's workout was fun. I did 20 minutes each of elliptical, Zumba, and swimming. I woke up a little sore again, but not as bad as yesterday. Today I plan to do my standard: elliptical, weights, crunches, stretching. We'll see how I feel afterward if I want to get some Zumba done too.

Wish me luck!

  
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KPETSCHE 3/1/2012 10:58PM

    Oh, the joys of being the family "cabbie" - hope everything got accomplished and all kids made it home like they were supposed to. LOL !
Great job on the exercise.


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BLUE42DOWN 3/1/2012 1:40PM

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Sounds like a lot of running around. Hope everything goes as smoothly as can be hoped for!

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MUSICMOMOF2 3/1/2012 12:54PM

    I love the 6:15 "Hope hubby picks up...". Sounds like a very busy day!!

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TINA7866 3/1/2012 12:04PM

  Sounds familiar, but we thrive in chaos, right? Have a great day!

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